Plakias Beach is a well organised tourist destination in the South of the Rethymnon prefecture at a distance of 36km from the city of Rethymnon. The bay of Plakias is surrounded by beautiful high mountains and olive groves. The village of Plakias offers many different accommodation arrangements and it is very easy to reach the long stretched beach from your hotel. The main beach is located between the village and the Paligremnos settlement. It is well organized beach and there is a road right next to it, which is ideal for walking or cycling. There is a great number of restaurants, cafes, waters sports , games, showers, snack bars and other entertainment. The green sea water is cooler than at the North Cretan beaches. Due to its location, the beach can be windy at times.